Pilot event an alternative for singles

Valentine’s Day is a holiday celebrated by couples and often overlooked by those not in a relationship.Ideally, one participates in a date night...

February 10th, 2017 |  


Boy Scouts opening to transgender youth

Boy Scouts of America will now accept and register youth in the Cub and Boy Scout programs based on the gender identity indicated on the application.P...

February 5th, 2017 |  


Depot Street Stream project underway

Depot Street Stream project underway

PILOT MOUNTAIN — A stream restoration and greenway project are in the works for Depot Street and downtown.After the last Pilot Mountain Board of...

February 2nd, 2017 |  


Prescribed burn set at Pilot Mountain

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Passers-by at Pilot Mountain State Park shouldn’t necessarily be alarmed if they see fire on the mountain Wednesday, Feb....

January 31st, 2017 |  


State law could cost local school jobs

Some school employees could lose their jobs if requirements for class size do not change before the 2017-18 school year.In 2015, the General Assembly ...

January 28th, 2017 |  


New twist on old artifacts

New twist on old artifacts

Artifacts originating in the area that typically hide in storage away from the public eye have now obtained a new lease on life by inspiring art and b...

January 23rd, 2017 updated: January 24th, 2017. |  


Polar plunge to help Special Olympics

Polar plunge to help Special Olympics

Though it’s still winter, Home Place Recreational Park will be preparing its pool quite early this year as area people prepare to jump in with b...

January 23rd, 2017 |  


Local Trump enthusiasts gathered to celebrate the inaugural swearing-in of Donald Trump.

Local Trump enthusiasts gathered to celebrate the inaugural swearing-in of Donald Trump.

In lieu of the presidential inauguration, local officials gathered in town to celebrate the hope of making America great again.The party planning bega...

January 20th, 2017 |  


CDC: widespread flu in North Carolina

CDC: widespread flu in North Carolina

Flu-related deaths are rising in North Carolina, according to a statement issued by the state Department of Health and Human Services earlier this wee...

January 14th, 2017 |  


Several churches to host a watch-night service on New Year’s Eve

Several local churches are offering a safe, family-friendly alternative for ringing in the New Year tonight.It’s what they call a New Year’...

December 30th, 2016 |